Urgent Action: Torture/possible prisoners of conscience/medical concern about Saâ€™id Metinpour and his brother Elirza Metinpour
|.|| In attempts to obtain a videotaped confession the authorities tortured him. On 28 August, the Ministry of Intelligence summoned and arrested his brother, Elirza Metinpour, who was also transferred to Evin prison and subsequently tortured. The brothers are not known to have been formally charged with any offence.
Atiye Taheri, Saâ€™id Metinpourâ€™s wife, visited him on 17 December. She described his health as being very poor and said that he had lost a lot of weight and that much of his hair had fallen out. He has been